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Can a kidney disease cause burning pain in the feet?

Can a kidney disease cause burning pain in the feet?

Neuropathy: In advanced CKD/ ESRD people can develop uremic neuropathy. But it has become rare since advanced CKD/ ESRD pt can start dialysis. In most patients alternative cause should be looked for since uremic neuropathy is rare and uncommon. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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My nephew who is one has chronic kidney disease and a transplant is in his near future, just noticed his tongue is yellowish??? Any idea why?

My nephew who is one has chronic kidney disease and a transplant is in his near future, just noticed his tongue is yellowish??? Any idea why?

Yellow: Yellowish discoloration would be quite significant if were present in the skin and In the white of the eyes as that is where jaundice shows up. Dark urine and light stools are other common findings with jaundice and certain liver and blood disorders. Without these other findings the tongue discoloration may be due to digestive factors. Discuss this with a physician if it persists. ...Read more

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My husband has loss of appetite along with burning sensation in stomach. He's feeling very weak because of it. He has also chronic kidney disease. Wha?

My husband has loss of appetite along with burning sensation in stomach. He's feeling very weak because of it. He has also chronic kidney disease. Wha?

Be checked soon...: Sorry to hear that your husband seems having suffered from chronic illnesses, which require a comprehensive evaluation with detailed history stressing sequence of events of all symptoms + physical exam + tests as needed so to deduce diagnosis and to lay out the priority of medical necessity and professional possibilities of care & treatment, which is beyond what a 400-letter space can do. ...Read more

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How will a 23 year old get chronic kidney disease who is not diabetic, when diagnised was having high BP and metalic taste in mouth and vomiting?

How will a 23 year old get chronic kidney disease who is not diabetic, when diagnised was having high BP and metalic taste in mouth and vomiting?

Is it real?: Based on a fad for overinterpreting spot creatinine levels, every young man who's well-muscled is now being diagnosed with "chronic kidney disease", much to the chagrin of both the lab medicine and nephrology communities. Demand a proper diagnosis before you get turned into a kidney patient. ...Read more

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What to do if I have burning mouth syndrome (burning tongue) is this a symptom of renal failure?

What to do if I have burning mouth syndrome (burning tongue) is this a symptom of renal failure?

No: Burning mouth and burning tongue syndrome is a neuropathic pain, a dysfunction of the sensory nerve branches that supply the tongue and oral mucosa. Burning sensation, dry mouth and bitter taste are the major symptoms. ...Read more

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Acid reflux symptoms have improved but burning tongue still here. I am taking 40mg protonix (pantoprazole) in am and 150mg ranitidine pm.

B12 deficiency?: Chronic use of PPI (protonix, omeprazle) reduces vitamin B12 and magnesium absorption. You should have blood test to check out whether you are deficient in either. B12 deficiency can cause a burning tongue. ...Read more

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What can be the physical symptoms of stopping use of citalopram after 2 months of using? Can burning tongue and mouth scars happen in this situation?

What can be the physical symptoms of stopping use of citalopram after  2 months of using? Can burning tongue and mouth scars happen in this situation?

Discontinuation Sx: Stopping citalopram or other ssri medication suddenly can result in discontinuation symptoms including dizziness, lethargy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, fever, sweating, chills. Incomnia, myalgias, parasthesias, electric shock-like sensations, anxiety, agitation, crying, irritability, confusion, slowed thinking, etc. You might look for other causes of burning tongue and mouth scars. ...Read more

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Is tongue burning a sign of kidney stone?

Is tongue burning a sign of kidney stone?

Kidney stone: I am unaware of burning tongue symptoms as a side effect of kidney stones. ...Read more

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Is breath that smells like urine a symptom of kidney disease?

Is breath that smells like urine a symptom of kidney disease?

Urine breath: Patients who are uremic and not on dialysis try to excrete their increase blood urea nitrogen through their lungs. That is what causes their breath to smell similar to urine. Have that person see a nephrologist to assess the state his kidney function. His breath is a sign of advanced kidney disease. ...Read more

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Is having a temperature a symptom of kidney disease? Aswell as blood in urine and severe stomach pains in the side of the stomach ?

Is having a temperature a symptom of kidney disease? Aswell as blood in urine and severe stomach pains in the side of the stomach ?

Kidney problem: Blood in urine can appear from kidney, ureter, or bladder. Fever is not a typical symptom of kidney disease. Severe stomach pain is not either; but kidneys can be painful and this pain is usually in the flank. You may have a stone causing pain and bleeding- get checked asap. ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Burning Mouth Syndrome (Definition)

Burning mouth syndrome causes chronic burning pain in your mouth. The pain from burning mouth syndrome may affect your tongue, gums, lips, inside of your cheeks, roof of your mouth, or widespread areas of your whole mouth. The pain can be severe, as if you ...Read more